Valencia star player has emerged as a target for Chelsea this summer, and he appears destined to play in the English premier league this season amid interest from Tottenham Hotspur.
According to reports, the premier league champions are interested in bringing the right-back to Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is keen on reinforcing his team before the end of this summer transfer window, and the London club have been linked with a handful of targets in recent weeks.
The Italian manager is said to be particular on his defence department and intends giving competition to Nigerian star Victor Moses ahead of the busy season.
And the Valencia youngster Cancelo has been identified as a potential option with reports that the Stamford Bridge club have scouted the Portuguese star extensively earlier this summer.
Cancelo is a pacey versatile player that got the attributes Conte loves. He has featured for his country at the European Under-21 Championships, and is an obvious fit for Conte’s system at Chelsea.
However, the premier league champions won’t be getting his signature without a fight as there are reports that Juventus and Tottenham Hotspur are also interested in securing the 23-year-old’s services.
Mauricio Pochettino has sold Kyle Walker to Manchester City and is in need of a new right-back in his team.
Both Chelsea and Tottenham can offer Cancelo Champions League football, and we look on to what his choice will be.